Skip Jackson Prepares for His 19th Season at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa
Skip Jackson, a native of Australia, has found a home in Knoxville, Iowa. The 41-year-old Jackson races Sprint cars at the legendary track and has won a couple of championships in the 410 class at Knoxville.
But his last championship came in 1998.
In addition to racing at Knoxville, he travels back to his home country in Australia during the winter to race. He was there for a week in December to race against, among others, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tony Stewart. Neither Stewart nor Jackson had productive races Down Under, even though Jackson had the lead in a couple races before unfortunate crashes took him out of contention.
Jackson is preparing for his 19th season of racing at Knoxville and he has championships aspirations, despite being 12 years removed from his last title.
Photo: Skip Jackson has won two track championships at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. His last one came in 1998.